Posts tagged Capitalism

How To Fix Capitalism

Since the political campaigns, and even before them, I saw a lot of articles, tweets, comments and other media on how to fix capitalism.  It seems people are really upset with capitalism.  They blame it for income disparity and the …






Corporate Tax Rates Should Be Economically Efficient

Yesterday President Obama released his budget.  3.9 Trillion.  The federal budget is always a monstrous mess.  It’s sort of like looking the the five year profit/loss projections of a startup.  The trick is not to be shocked by the numbers …






Greed is Good

Immortal line quoted by cynics all the time from the movie Wall Street. The assault on greed in the past several years has been astounding. It’s morphed into an assault on capitalism. But, the people behind the assault hated capitalism …






Occupy Wall Street

There is a movement to occupy Wall Street. Sorry, Wall Street is already occupied. The upcoming week might be hazardous to many Wall Streeters health if the technicians are correct. Generally it’s best to be suspicious of big movements that …






Capitalism Gives Back

This is one of the best articles I have read in a long time. Andy Kessler eloquently dismantles the arguments from the left. As you may or may not know, I live in one of the most left wing areas …






Happy Thanksgiving

Each year at this time on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the Wall Street Journal publishes two editorials on their opinion page.  One is entitled, “The Desolate Wilderness”, and the other “And The Fair Land“.  Click the links to read them …






Worth Remembering

This Youtube.com video has been emailed around. It is worth reminding ourselves how great free market capitalism is. Milton Friedman says it very succinctly in this repartee with Phil Donohue. It was true then, and true today. Here is the …